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Saturday, March 14 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
SXSW Accelerator: Wearable Technologies 1

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SXSW Accelerator® pitch event presented by Oracle is a platform for early stage technology startups to pitch their product and/or services to industry technology experts, high profiled media personnel, and Venture Capitalists / Angel Investors.
Eight companies in the Wearable Technologies category will dazzle a live audience, panel of three judges and co-emcees with their ideas, innovations, product and/or service. Three of those eight companies will be asked to return on Sunday, March 15 to present to a new group of co-emcees and judges. A grand prize winner for each category will be selected at the end of day two as part of the evening SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony.
The Wearable Technologies category focuses on technology worn on, in, or around the body. As this major technology cycle advances we are seeking all types of wearable products that advance human performance and wellness, as well as those involved in apparel, accessories, fashion and lifestyle.
Finalist for this session include:
embr labs
Cambridge, MA
At embr labs, we believe thermal is personal and are on a mission to return temperature control to the individual. Our first product, Wristify, lets people make themselves comfortable by providing heating or cooling, anytime and anywhere.
Chattanooga, TN
Feetz provides custom fit shoes with our patented SizeMeTM technology solution. Take photos of your feet, design your shoes, we’ll 3D print them with custom materials, and deliver them to your door within 7 days
Kansas City, MO
FitBark is a beautiful activity monitor that helps you better understand your dog's health and behavior. The rich data sets we seamlessly generate help veterinarians, animal pharmas, food and insurance companies better target or validate their products and services.
New York, NY
Softspot by Moonlab. We engineer soft wearable technology. It is a patent pending, networked, sensing and actuating fabric patch that can be integrated into any textile-based product. It is controlled with a mobile APP.
For an entire list of 2015 SXSW Accelerator Finalist go to http://sxsw.com/interactive/2015-sxsw-accelerator-finalists

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Adam D'Augelli

Principal, True Ventures
Adam D’Augelli is a Principal at True Ventures. True works with promising entrepreneurs at the earliest stages in the technology market providing hands-on management support to guide portfolio companies through the challenges of early growth. Prior to True, Adam ran Perfect Wave... Read More →
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Don Dodge

Developer Advocate, Google
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Leah Hunter

Writer, Fast Company

Nadeem Kassam

CEO, BioBeats

Sonny Vu

CEO & Founder, Misfit
Founder of Misfit, makers of award-winning wearable and smart home products, including Shine and Flash, elegant activity and sleep monitors, and Bolt, a smart color-changing bulb. Founder of AgaMatrix, makers of the world's first iPhone-connected hardware medical device, and 15+ other... Read More →

Michael Yang

Managing Dir, Comcast Ventures

Saturday March 14, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon J 500 E 4th St

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